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12 illegal tax operators arrested in Calabar

By Benson Ezugwu Calabar, Sept. 21, 2020 The Cross River Anti Tax Enforcement Team, on Monday began its operation in Calabar with the arrest of 12 suspected illegal tax collectors. Mr Ani Essien, a Special Adviser on Security to the Governor who led the team, said...

Anambra residents express confidence in Buhari on Edo election

By Raphael Enwelu Awka, Sept. 21, 2020 Awka residents have expressed satisfaction with President Muhammadu Buhari’s neutrality in the Edo gubernatorial election which held on Sept. 19, throughout the state. The election saw the incumbent Gov. Godwin Obaseki re-elected in a different political party from...

Fake news can’t distract Uzodimma

There is fake report trending on the social media which claims that Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has rejected the recently announced Edo State governorship election result. There are yet others where the writers in their imagination are feeding the public with questionable amount...

Baby survives, mother dies in Anambra building collapse — Police

By Peter Okolie Obosi (Anambra), Sept. 20, 2020 The Police Command in Anambra has confirmed the rescue of a six-month-old baby from the wreckage of a storey building which collapsed at Obosi near Onitsha on Sunday. The Command’s Spokesman, SP Haruna Mohammed, however, said in a...

COVID-19: Ebonyi Govt. lifts restrictions on weddings, others

By Chukwuemka Opara Abakaliki, Sept. 20, 2020 - Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has lifted restrictions placed on public burials, wake-keeps, weddings, conferences, meetings, festivals, religious services, among others in the state. Naija247news recalls that restrictions were placed on such activities in the state since March,...

Successor: NGO urges Gov. Ugwuanyi to consult Enugu people

By Stanley Nwanosike Enugu, Sept. 20, 2020 The Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Advocacy (LEAD) Network, has urged Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to consult widely with the people on choosing a successor in 2023. It said the governor must jettison insinuations and suggestions...

Divers rescue 5 as bus plunges into river in Ebonyi

By Chukwueneka Opara Abakaliki, Sept.18, 2020 Divers have rescued five persons from the Akaeze-ukwu River in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi as a ‘608’-model bus plunged into it on Friday evening. The bus was said to have 38 passengers on board. Mrs Stella Uchegbu, the Federal...

COVID-19: Ikpeazu inaugurates second molecular diagnostic lab in Abia

By Ihechinyere Chigemeri-Uwom Aba, Sept. 17, 2020 Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Thursday inaugurated a Molecular and Diagnostic Laboratory in Aba to boost the state government’s efforts in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking at the event, Ikpeazu expressed delight over the actualisation of...

Anambra community urges Obiano’s intervention in tussle for Nanka traditional PM stool

By Peter Okolie Awka, Sept. 17, 2020 The Amakor Village in Nanka, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra, has appealed to Gov. Willie Obiano to urgently intervene in the tussle rocking Nanka community over the traditional Prime Minister’s stool. The Chairman of Amakor Njikoka Development...

Gov. Ikpeazu suspends executive secretary over building collapse in Aba

By Ihechinyere Chigemeri-Uwom Umuahia, Sept. 17, 2020 Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has ordered the immediate suspension of the Executive Secretary of Aba South Local Government Town Planning Authority over the collapse of a three story building in Aba. Ikpeazu gave the order on Thursday...
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